• Kiwi innovations set for UK trials

    Kiwi innovations set for UK trials

    24th January 2024

    Two gear technologists from New Zealand completed a whistle-stop tour of the UK at the end of last month, discussing the potential uses of their novel codend technology – which has now become widespread in the Kiwi fishing industry –…

  • Stormline kids’ photo competition winners

    Stormline kids’ photo competition winners

    22nd January 2024

    Fishing News teamed up with MarineCo, the UK supplier of fishing gear from New Zealand company Stormline, to offer prizes to children sending in pictures of themselves doing ‘something fishy’. We had a great response, and our apologies to all…

  • Relief at climbdown on Cornish seaweed farm

    Relief at climbdown on Cornish seaweed farm

    18th January 2024

    Inshore fishermen on the south coast of Cornwall have breathed a sigh of relief after applications for two seaweed farms were withdrawn, following a high-profile campaign that included a wide variety of maritime interests. The twin proposals to develop the…

  • Watershed project on fishing crew welfare

    Watershed project on fishing crew welfare

    17th January 2024

    A ground-breaking pilot project is being set up in Scotland to protect the welfare of fishing vessel crews and provide them with a route for formal grievance procedures. The new Worker-Driven Social Responsibility (WSR) programme for UK fishing is the…

  • Fred MacAulay to host Fishing News Awards

    Fred MacAulay to host Fishing News Awards

    16th January 2024

    We are delighted to be able to reveal that top Scottish comedian Fred MacAulay, who hosted the awards to great acclaim back in 2018, will be returning as our host for the 2024 Fishing News Awards. Well-known as a frequent…

  • Fishing News Readers’ Photos Competition: 2023 winners

    Fishing News Readers’ Photos Competition: 2023 winners

    8th January 2024

    The 2023 Fishing News Readers’ Photos Competition set another new record for the number of entries we received. The quality of many of the pictures printed over the course of the year made it a challenge to select this shortlist…

  • FIS meeting maps innovation opportunities

    FIS meeting maps innovation opportunities

    8th January 2024

    At the London meeting at the end of November to mark the official expansion of Fisheries Innovation Scotland, now renamed Fisheries Innovation and Sustainability (FIS) and covering the whole of the UK, trustees and invited industry representatives were treated to…

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